The Bubonic Plauge

Jake Scanlan

Cause and Description

This is a bacterial infection and very dangerous. It is caused by black rats. The rats randomly get the disease and spread it to fleas that land on rats. The fleas get on people and other things and they can possibly kill them.

Symptoms of the Black death

Symptoms include enlarged lymph nodes, extreme fever, and chills. This can kill tissue and turn them black which may lead to death if not treated almost immediately. This killed almost one third of the worlds population in the 1300s.
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Prevention and Cure

The main way to prevent plague is to check for ticks and to try to keep the rodent population under control in your house. Plague may be very deadly but is treated with antibiotics. Dr. Albert Schatz PhD created the cure for this disease.